Biology:Aethes argentilimitana

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Short description: Species of moth

Aethes argentilimitana
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Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Aethes
A. argentilimitana
Binomial name
Aethes argentilimitana
(Robinson, 1869)[1][2]
  • Conchylis argentilimitana Robinson, 1869
  • Conchylis labeculana Robinson, 1869

Aethes argentilimitana, the silver-bordered aethes, is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Ontario, Illinois, Indiana , Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts , Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Wisconsin.[3] The habitat consists of dry, open areas of meadows and fields.

The length of the forewings is 3.9–5.7 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is white with buff to raw umber markings. The hindwings are drab.[4] Adults are on wing from April to September,[5] probably in multiple generations per year.


Wikidata ☰ Q13231473 entry